WRITING SAMPLES

My experience includes feature and news stories, article series and interviews. I've covered the Denver Broncos for five years, including 84 regular-season and playoff games, one Super Bowl, five NFL drafts and four NFL combines in that time.

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PRIME NUMBERS

How Aqib Talib found himself in Deion Sanders' territory

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CAPTAIN CRUNCH

Von Miller's goal for 2017 was to earn a 'C' on his chest

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UNDER THE LIGHTS

Emmanuel Sanders' busiest day shows how he's embraced Denver

 

Features

HOW THE BRONCOS BROUGHT HOPE AND HAPPINESS TO CANCER PATIENTS ON THEIR FIGHT LIKE A BRONCO HOSPITAL VISITS

The stories from a day with the Broncos as they met people of all ages fighting cancer at Children's Hospital Colorado and UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital.

News

BRONCOS WELCOME LUKE KELLERMAN FOR A SPECIAL DAY

Two years ago, Luke Kellerman was diagnosed with cancer. A year later, his efforts resulted in the Broncos' "Fight Like A Bronco" campaign, and on Friday he came to practice for a special day.

Interviews

PLAYER Q&A: BRADLEY ROBY REFLECTS ON HIS FRIENDSHIP WITH STEVE ATWATER, RAISING A DOG AND MORE

In a question-and-answer session with DenverBroncos.com, Bradley Roby reviewed "Passengers" and talked about his favorite wide receivers to watch.

News

AFTER FOURTH STRAIGHT LOSS, BRONCOS KNOW THEY CANNOT QUIT ON THEMSELVES

Sunday's loss to the Eagles — Denver's fourth in a row — has the Broncos looking for solutions, but one thing they know for sure is that they cannot quit on themselves or one another.

Interviews

THE PICK SIX: HALL OF FAMER TERRELL DAVIS SAYS 'SESAME STREET' APPEARANCE IS TOP ON HIS RESUME

After years of patiently waiting, Terrell Davis will finally be enshrined as a member of the Hall of Fame on Saturday. But before that, he answered six of our questions about other proud moments, like his appearance on "Sesame Street."

Interviews

DEMARCUS WARE CELEBRATES NATIONAL PARK SERVICE'S CENTENNIAL

An avid photographer, DeMarcus Ware loves seeing what natural wonders the country and the world have to offer. Since he joined the Broncos and moved to Colorado, he's visited some of the more amazing sights, including Rocky Mountain National Park and Garden of the Gods. He took some time out of his busy day to tell us how he draws inspiration from America's national parks and why he finds them so important.

News

VERNON DAVIS MAKES SURREAL RETURN TO BAY AREA ON HIS BIRTHDAY TO BEGIN SUPER BOWL TRIP

On his 32nd birthday, tight end Vernon Davis made his return to the Bay Area to begin the Broncos' Super Bowl week.

Features

ONCE A BUDDING HOCKEY PROSPECT, HEUERMAN FINDS NFL FUTURE AFTER DROPPING NHL GOAL

After dreaming of the NHL and sacrificing for the sport he loved, Jeff Heuerman found a future in the NFL.

News

TOM JACKSON RECALLS THE HALLMARK MOMENTS OF HIS BROADCASTING CAREER

Broncos Ring of Fame linebacker Tom Jackson made a seamless transition into a 30-year sports broadcasting career, but at first he didn't think it would last that long.

Features

DEMARYIUS THOMAS, BULLS' JIMMY BUTLER FORM INDELIBLE BOND

A similar background and path to their current standing as sports stars has brought Demaryius Thomas and Bulls forward Jimmy Butler together to form an unlikely bond.

News

BOBCATS, JORDAN HOST 2011 FANTASY CAMPS

A gym full of kids sat in silent awe of NBA legend and Bobcats Chairman Michael Jordan as he spoke at the Bobcats Fantasy Camp on July 18, 2011 at Time Warner Cable Arena. Following the conclusion of his speech, Jordan opened the floor for questions from campers. Those who weren’t frozen with eyes wide open asked the six-time NBA champion a variety of questions, one of which was if Jordan could still dunk.

 

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